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Quilcene: Annual parade and fair on Saturday

The Quilcene Parade and Fair 2002 will include such community favorites as a pancake breakfast, parade, football game, music, vendors, arts and crafts, informational booths,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials count 829 more ballots

There were no major shifts in any of the primary election races in Jefferson County after 829 new ballots were counted Wednesday. The only minor… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Movie partly filmed here will debut next month

"The Ring," a movie filmed partly in Port Townsend last fall, is set to premiere at the Hollywood Film Festival on Oct. 2, and will… Continue reading

Peninsula: Park, forest lift open burn, smoking ban

Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park officials have lifted a ban on open fires and smoking. Officials said Wednesday the ban was lifted at… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Library director to retire next year

Port Townsend Library Director Linnea Patrick announced Tuesday that she will retire at the end of 2003. The advance retirement notice allows the city to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Hall bond approved

The Port Townsend City Council gave final approval Monday night to a $3.465 million bond to finance the building of a City Hall annex and… Continue reading

Special message to readers

Voter information guides for Clallam and Jefferson counties are available free of charge while supplies last at the respective county courthouse, public libraries and the… Continue reading

Dungeness: Car plucked from pond

DUNGENESS -- A submerged vehicle found in a pond Saturday afternoon is prompting an investigation by Clallam County sheriff's deputies. The 1981 Honda Civic was… Continue reading

Peninsula: Tribal trawlers may be headed to deeper water

NEAH BAY -- Tribal fishermen may be pushed further out to sea to avoid violating a new federal ban on trawling at depths between 600… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Playground project ends with ice cream social tonight

PORT ANGELES -- An ice cream social at 6 p.m. today will herald Port Angeles' new "Dream Playground" at Erickson Park on Race Street across… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Festival opens today; read all about it in Peninsula Spotlight

The Port Ludlow Festival offers a mix of patriotism and celebration this weekend. The event, sponsored by Port Ludlow Village Council, begins today, Sept. 13,… Continue reading

To readers of

We're happy to present our annual football preview magazine, "Gridiron 2002," appearing with the Friday/Saturday Peninsula Daily News. The 24-page magazine chronicles North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port of entry secure as ever, U.S. marshal says

PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's busiest port of entry is as secure as ever, the region's U.S. marshal said Wednesday. Eric Robertson, who… Continue reading

West End: Boat runs aground; fuel to be removed

Foss Environmental Services Co. workers will be assessing potential hazards today associated with a 42-foot fishing boat aground off Rialto Beach. U.S. Coast Guard officials… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Barge fire investigation continues; worker satisfactory

A worker injured aboard a barge that caught on fire late Friday night was in satisfactory condition Monday. Brad Peterson of Freshwater Bay was transported… Continue reading

Remembering 9/11: Complete guide to commemorations, activities on North Olympic Peninsula

Here's a listing of public events and commemorations in Clallam and Jefferson counties in connection with the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. This… Continue reading

Sequim: City looks for new chief finance officer

After six months on the job, Sequim's city finance director has resigned for health reasons. City Manager Bill Elliott confirmed Monday that Gary Wilgocki had… Continue reading

Port Angeles: StreamFest focuses on conservation easements

PORT ANGELES -- Today marks StreamFest, the second event celebrating land and stream preservation. People can learn about land conservation easements and local habitat along… Continue reading


PORT TOWNSEND -- Old mariners and new seadogs as well as landlubbers will find something to sea at the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival which… Continue reading

Peninsula: Other activities abound this weekend

Don't miss other events this weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula. The sixth annual Port Angeles Strait Bluegrass Festival begins at 5 p.m. today and… Continue reading